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Originally posted by mileysubet
This is about the US becoming a nanny/Fascism state if I am correct.
Originally posted by timidgal
Firstly, I just want to say that I always enjoy reading your threads. They're well thought out, backed up with verifiable reference materials and then closed with your own personal opinion about the topic at hand. This is how all of the threads should be and for that I give you an S & F.
I think that with the passage of laws like the NDAA and the Patriot Act, we're losing perspective of the fact that there's a difference between a serious imposition on our civil rights and the role of our legislators to protect human safety. I realize that it's a slippery slope, but in this instance at least, there seems to be some viable reasons for this particular law.
-Benjamin Franklin, February 17, 1775
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Originally posted by VreemdeVlieendeVoorwep
This is nothing strange mate.
Here in South Africa, we have to produce documentation if you want to buy Menthalated Spirits.
It became a problem because many of the homeless people buy it to drink it. So this measure was introduced.
You are aware you can build bombs with certain ingredients in drain cleaners, or did you really not know that? Yes i am serious.